Motorola Solutions Announces Early Results of Its Tender Offers; Extends Total Consideration to Any and All Notes Tendered Through Expiration Date

CHICAGO--()--Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) (the “Company”) announced today the early results of its previously announced tender offers to purchase for cash (i) any and all of the Company’s outstanding securities listed in Table I below (the “Any and All Notes”) (such offer, the “Any and All Offer”), and (ii) up to the Maximum Waterfall Tender Amount (as defined below) in aggregate purchase price of the Company’s outstanding securities listed in Table II below (collectively, the “Waterfall Notes” and, together with the Any and All Notes, the “Securities”), subject to the Acceptance Priority Levels as defined below (such offer, the “Waterfall Offer”). The “Maximum Waterfall Tender Amount” is an aggregate purchase price equal to $650 million less the aggregate purchase price of the Any and All Notes validly tendered and accepted for purchase in the Any and All Offer.

In addition, the Company announced today that it has amended the terms of the Any and All Offer to change the amount of consideration payable for Any and All Notes validly tendered and accepted for purchase after the Early Tender Deadline from the applicable “Tender Offer Consideration” to the applicable “Total Consideration” for such Securities. Accordingly, Holders of Any and All Notes who validly tender such Securities following the Early Tender Deadline and at or prior to the Expiration Date will now receive the applicable Total Consideration for such Securities accepted for purchase, which includes the applicable Early Tender Premium specified in the table below. Subject to this amendment to the Any and All Offer, the tender offers are being made upon and are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase, dated May 9, 2019, and the related Letter of Transmittal (as they may each be amended or supplemented from time to time, the “Tender Offer Documents”).

As of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 22, 2019 (the “Early Tender Deadline”), $162,869,000 aggregate principal amount of the Any and All Notes and $1,013,023,000 aggregate principal amount of the Waterfall Notes were validly tendered and not properly withdrawn in the tender offers. The withdrawal deadline of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on May 22, 2019 has passed and, accordingly, Securities validly tendered in the tender offers may no longer be withdrawn except where additional withdrawal rights are required by law.

The following tables set forth certain information regarding the tender offers, including the aggregate principal amount of each series of Securities that were validly tendered and not properly withdrawn at or prior to the Early Tender Deadline.

 

Table I
Securities Subject to the Any and All Offer

 
Title of Security  

Principal
Amount
Outstanding

 

CUSIP/ISIN

 

Early
Tender
Premium(1)

 

Reference U.S. Treasury
Security

 

Bloomberg
Reference
Page/Screen

 

Fixed
Spread
(basis points)

 

Principal
Amount
Tendered(2)

7.500% Senior Notes due 2025 $346,930,000 CUSIP: 620076 AH2
ISIN:US620076AH21
$50.00

2.250% U.S.T. due 04/30/24

PX1 165 $90,076,000
6.500% Senior Notes due 2025 $117,892,000 CUSIP: 620076 AK5

ISIN: US620076AK59

$50.00

2.250% U.S.T. due 04/30/24

PX1 170 $45,016,000
6.500% Senior Notes due 2028 $36,463,000 CUSIP: 620076 AP4

ISIN: US620076AP47

$50.00 2.625% U.S.T. due 02/15/29 PX1 195 $11,501,000
6.625% Senior Notes due 2037 $54,533,000 CUSIP: 620076 BA6

ISIN: US620076BA68

$50.00 3.000% U.S.T. due 02/15/49 PX1 285 $16,276,000
 
(1)   The total consideration payable for each $1,000 principal amount of Securities validly tendered at or prior to the Expiration Date and accepted for purchase by us includes the Early Tender Premium. In addition, holders whose Securities are accepted will also receive accrued interest on such Securities.
(2) As reported by Global Bondholder Services Corporation, the tender and information agent for the tender offers.
 

Table II
Securities Subject to the Waterfall Offer

 

Title of Security

 

Principal
Amount
Outstanding

  CUSIP/ISIN  

Acceptance
Priority
Level

 

Early
Tender
Premium(1)

 

Reference U.S. Treasury
Security

 

Bloomberg
Reference
Page/Screen

 

Fixed
Spread
(basis points)

 

Principal
Amount
Tendered(2)

3.500% Senior Notes due 2021 $400,000,000 CUSIP: 620076 BD0

ISIN: US620076BD08

1 $50.00 2.250% U.S.T. due 04/30/21 PX1 50 $249,683,000
3.750% Senior Notes due 2022 $750,000,000 CUSIP: 620076 BB4

ISIN: US620076BB42

2 $50.00 2.250% U.S.T. due 04/15/22 PX1 50 $454,219,000
3.500% Senior Notes due 2023 $600,000,000 CUSIP: 620076 BC2

ISIN: US620076BC25

3 $50.00 2.250% U.S.T. due 04/30/24 PX1 80 $309,121,000
 
(1)   The total consideration payable for each $1,000 principal amount of Securities validly tendered at or prior to the Early Tender Deadline and accepted for purchase by us includes the applicable Early Tender Premium. In addition, holders whose Securities are accepted will also receive accrued interest on such Securities.
(2) As reported by Global Bondholder Services Corporation, the tender and information agent for the tender offers.

Subject to the Maximum Waterfall Tender Amount, the amount of each series of Waterfall Notes that are purchased in the Waterfall Offer will be determined in accordance with the acceptance priority levels specified in Table II above (the “Acceptance Priority Levels”), with 1 being the highest Acceptance Priority Level and 3 being the lowest Acceptance Priority Level.

Because the aggregate principal amount of validly tendered Waterfall Notes exceeded the Maximum Waterfall Tender Amount, the Waterfall Notes will be purchased subject to Acceptance Priority Levels and proration as described in the Offer to Purchase.

Holders of Securities that were validly tendered and not properly withdrawn at or prior to the Early Tender Deadline and accepted for purchase will receive the applicable “Total Consideration,” which includes the applicable Early Tender Premium specified in the tables above. Payments for Securities purchased will include accrued and unpaid interest from and including the last interest payment date applicable to the relevant series of Securities up to, but not including, the applicable settlement date for such Securities accepted for purchase. The settlement date for securities tendered at or prior to the Early Tender Deadline and accepted for purchase is expected to be May 24, 2019 (the “Early Settlement Date”). The Company expects to issue a press release on May 23, 2019 announcing the Total Consideration payable in connection with the tender offers.

Although the tender offers are scheduled to expire at midnight, New York City time, at the end of June 6, 2019, unless extended or terminated (the “Expiration Date”), because the Waterfall Offer was fully subscribed as of the Early Tender Deadline, the Company does not expect to accept for purchase any Waterfall Notes tendered after the Early Tender Deadline. Securities not accepted for purchase will be promptly returned or credited to the holder’s account.

The Company’s obligation to accept for payment and pay for the Securities validly tendered in the tender offers is subject to the satisfaction or waiver of the conditions, including a financing condition, described in the Offer to Purchase.

BofA Merrill Lynch and Mizuho Securities are serving as the Lead Dealer Managers, and Santander, TD Securities and US Bancorp are serving as the Co-Dealer Managers, in connection with the tender offers. The information agent and tender agent is Global Bondholder Services Corporation. The full details of the tender offers, including complete instructions on how to tender Securities, are included in the Tender Offer Documents. Holders are strongly encouraged to read carefully the Tender Offer Documents, including materials incorporated by reference therein, because they contain important information. Copies of the Tender Offer Documents and related offering materials are available by contacting the information agent at (212) 430-3774 (banks and brokers) or (866) 807-2200 (all others). Questions regarding the tender offers should be directed to BofA Merrill Lynch, at (980) 387-3907 or (888) 292-0070 (toll free) or Mizuho Securities, at (212) 205-7736 or (866) 271-7403 (toll free).

None of the Company or its affiliates, their respective boards of directors, the dealer managers, the information agent and tender agent or the trustee is making any recommendation as to whether holders should tender any Securities in response to any of the tender offers, and neither the Company nor any such other person has authorized any person to make any such recommendation. Holders must make their own decision as to whether to tender any of their Securities, and, if so, the principal amount of Securities to tender.

This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell, a solicitation to buy or an offer to purchase or sell any securities. The tender offers are being made only pursuant to the Offer to Purchase and only in such jurisdictions as is permitted under applicable law.

About Motorola Solutions, Inc.

Motorola Solutions is a global leader in mission-critical communications. Our technology platforms in communications, command center software, services and video security and analytics make cities safer and help communities and businesses thrive. At Motorola Solutions, we are ushering in a new era in public safety and security. Learn more at www.motorolasolutions.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other federal securities laws. These “forward-looking statements” are statements other than statements of historical fact and may include, among other things, statements in relation to the Company’s current expectations and beliefs as to its ability to consummate the tender offers, including the timing, size, pricing or other terms of the tender offers, and other future events. All information set forth in this release is as of the date hereof. The Company does not intend, and undertakes no duty, to update this information to reflect future events or circumstances. Actual results are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties and may differ materially from the current expectations and beliefs discussed in this press release. Certain potential factors, risks and uncertainties that could affect the Company’s business and financial results and cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements include the Company’s ability to complete the tender offers and satisfy the conditions thereto, and other potential factors, risks and uncertainties under the heading “Risk Factors” in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2018, which is on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and available at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.

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Contacts

Investor Contact:
Uygar Gazioglu
Motorola Solutions
+1 847-250-6149
uygar.gazioglu@motorolasolutions.com

Media Contact:
Kate Dyer
Motorola Solutions
+1 224-374-3124
Kate.Dyer@motorolasolutions.com

Contacts

Investor Contact:
Uygar Gazioglu
Motorola Solutions
+1 847-250-6149
uygar.gazioglu@motorolasolutions.com

Media Contact:
Kate Dyer
Motorola Solutions
+1 224-374-3124
Kate.Dyer@motorolasolutions.com